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Muscle Spasm In Right Arm
Had a muscle spasm under right arm a month ago and now just a slow ache. Is this normal or just still healing?
This could be a tear: This could be a muscle or tendon tear. We need more information but you can discuss this possibility with your physicians ...Read more
Muscle spasms are typically painful involuntary muscle contracures which can occur in any part of the body, such as the neck, back and legs. There are various causes of muscle spasms such as recent injury or trauma and dehydration. Typically, patients can modify activity, rest, stretch, utilize heat or ice for treatment of muscle spasms. Rarely, patients can also ...Read more
I am having muscle spasms in my upper back and right arm that cause my right arm to actually visibly jerk. It's very unnerving loss of control. Ideas?
Last 3 days I've been having muscle spasms in my feet my left arm and my right arm is numb and tingling what can I do for it?
Unusual: This is a very unusual set of symptoms and potentially very dangerous. Go to the emergency room> ...Read more
Is there one medicine for spasticity and muscle spasms? Associated with neuropathy. Which is recommended??
Tingling and muscle spasms in arm after pulling muscles in back of neck a few months back? Possible cause?
Could be many causes: Suggest you seek an opinion from a physiatrist, as you may benefit from some diagnostic studies to pin down answer, which could lead to a rehabilitation program. ...Read more
Have muscle spasms and twitches in my arm for past hour what could that be from? Feels like keeps bubbling
Fasciculations: Muscle fasciculations is a medical term for "muscle twitching." These are basically involuntary muscle contractions. Many things can cause them, including fluid and electrolyte problems, too much caffeine (or other stimulants), neurologic disorders, psychiatric disorders, and sleep deprivation. Also, over-exertion from exercise to a muscle group can cause it too. See your doctor soon. ...Read more
See Doctor: Muscles in our body contract and relax consciously and unconsciously. A muscle that involuntarily contracts without our consciously willing it is called a "spasm." if the muscle maintains a sustained "spasm", it becomes a cramp, as can be seen with exercise. Causes: overuse, neck and back problems, posture, fatigue, diminished blood supply, injury, metabolite imbalance and certain diseases. ...Read more
Muscle spasms and twitches in my arm today. Could carrying a suitcase for 15minutes have caused it?
Possible: Muscle overuse can result in spasms. If continues see your doctor. ...Read more
Heat.: I would recommend heat to the area for 20 – 25 minutes and then stretching the muscles gently. ...Read more
Left arm has continuous charlie horse like pain and muscle spasms & twitches going on for over a week now.
Have been getting muscle spasms/jerking in both arms since starting Cefepime injection in PICC line. What should I do?
Your age?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you! ...Read more
I had a trauma to my neck in 2010 since then I've had muscle spasms and involuntary contractions in my left arm.
Nerve problm: See an orthopedic spine specialist, chiropractor, neurologist or all the above. This is almost certainly related to a bulging or slipped disc or direct nerve injury. ...Read more
What would cause tension in left shoulder blade, muscle spasms in shoulder blade, chest, and in upper outside of arm (not bicep)?
What could muscle spasms for a few months, most common in my upper arms and calves mean? They last around 10-20 minutes and are uncommon.
Lifestyle: Make sure you are getting 8-9 hours of sleep every night, eating a healthy diet of fruit, vegetables, lean meats, and 8-10 glasses of water a day. Stay away from carbonated drinks and alcohol. After two weeks if the muscle spasms are still occurring seek the help of a physician. ...Read more
Shoveled and chopped ice yesterday, then after had back pain and muscle spasms in my arm and would make my hands shake is that normal?
Delayed onset muscle soreness (doms) is a post-exercise muscle pain that may result from muscle overuse. Presenting symptoms include muscle stiffness, palpable tenderness, and pain with active muscle contractions. Symptoms usually subside within a short period without any residual effects.
Rec.: moist heat, relaxation and NSAID otc as needed. ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
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